The sources of the NCA’s performance criteria for 2018-19 are the NCA’s statutory functions set out Section 6 of the PALM Act (summarised in Chapter One of this Report), information set out in the NCA Portfolio Budget Statements (see below) and performance objectives included in the NCA Corporate Plan for 2018-10 to 2021-22.
The NCA has a single Outcome in the 2018-19 Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) covering all NCA activities:
PBS Outcome 1
Manage the strategic planning, promotion and enhancement of Canberra as the National Capital for all Australians through the development and administration of the National Capital Plan, operation of the National Capital Exhibition, and delivery of education and awareness programs and works to enhance the character of the National Capital.
The NCA has two programs set out in the 2018-19 Portfolio Budget Statement:
PBS Program 1.1
Planning and designing areas of special national importance in Canberra, and informing and educating the community about these areas, contributes to Outcome 1 ensuring that the National Capital is planned and promoted consistent with its enduring national significance.
PBS Program 1.2
The management and enhancement of national land programme contributes to Outcome 1 by ensuring that national assets are managed and renewed to enhance the character of the National Capital
The NCA’s Corporate Plan for 2018-19 to 2021-22 states the NCA’s mission as:
To advance the National Capital as a valued and respected place for all Australians by ensuring it is well planned, managed and promoted, consistent with its enduring national significance.
For the purposes of identifying and reporting against the NCA’s responsibilities and strategic priorities, the NCA’s Corporate Plan for 2018-19 to 2021-22 combined the NCA’s functions under the PALM Act and concomitant activities into three strategic objectives: People, Place and Plan. These objectives, their performance criteria and the NCA’s results against the criteria are set out below.